Phillip Lim = clever boy. He consistently proves he has many points of view and gives the modern girl exactly what she wants: charming, cool clothes. Capes, ponchos, and motorcycle jackets were the cover ups of choice for Fall, this time done in mohair, suede, and waxed lambskin. Pinafores supplied a youthful flair to pants and skirts — I can totally see front-rower Alexa Chung in the black wool version, and bottoms included silky trousers, cuffed shorts, and a giraffe-print trouser-suit. For evening delights there were glam purple sequins, sheer buff layers, and some serious Swarovski sleeves. Platform rhinestone-encrusted shoes by Christian Louboutin added just enough pizazz to the looks. One word: drool.
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